Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2011 Sportage are official communications between Kia & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R8

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10202226

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R7

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189545

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R3

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167301

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TSB084_R3: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR

    • TSB #047

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058121

      KIA 2011-2016 MY SPORTAGE : THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR ON CERTAIN ALL-WHEEL DRIVE EQUIPPED SPORTAGE VEHICLES, WILL EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE AWD SYSTEM WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R5

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10206642

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG201_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159275

      TSB: THETA ENGINE SERVICE KIT - This bulletin provides the procedure to install the Theta Engine Service Kit on 21101 2GK05QQKR and 21101 2GK07QQKR engines for 2011-2013MY Optima (QF, TF) and Sportage (SL) vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159236

      TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159235

      TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154696

      VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154695

      VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X)- This bulletin has been revised to include additional information This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152488

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803) titled ?Knock Sensor ... Read More »

    • TSB #PT20201-0002R4

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119116

      PARTS BULLETIN - THETA II ENGINE SAFETY RECALL (SC147) - This bulletin provides information related to the inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the engine assembly on certain 2011 to 2014 model year Optima, Sorento, and Sportage ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTYCS201605RETIR

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115243

      CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN 2016-05 - RETIRED FOR CERTAIN SPORAGE MODEL YEARS - SEE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN 2017-02. FOR OTHER SPORTAGE MODELS, SEE WTY BULLETIN 2017-09 (SC147). Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090095

      "DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007FORM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090108

      REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY007 - 20112014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE YOUR ENGINE REPAIRED/REPLACED DUE TO CONNECTING ROD FAILURE, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007OWNER

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090113

      OWNER LETTER: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI AND 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION - DEAR KIA SPORTAGE VEHICLE OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN076

      Date Announced:
      SEP 29, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089051

      TSB: PROPER OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY SELECTION FOR TURBO EQUIPPED VEHICLES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PROPER ENGINE OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY TO BE USED WHEN SERVICING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TURBOCHARGER. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG130R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109715

      TSB: ECM UPGRADE ? REFLASH AND EWGA ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE (SA 149) - On some Sportage (SL) vehicles, produced from May 1, 2011 to January 1, 2012, the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may illuminate with DTC P2562 and/or P2565. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-FUE025

      Date Announced:
      SEP 05, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116824

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE - MIL ON WITH DTC P0300 AND/OR P0301, P0302, P0303 AND P0304 (SA151) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2011-2012MY Optima (TF), produced from July 16 ,2010 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS240

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090809

      PITSTOP: EWGA INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE - ON SOME SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0 T-GDI ENGINES, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY ILLUMINATE WITH A STORED, OR ACTIVE, P2562 DTC - TURBOCHARGER BOOST CONTROL ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS240

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060233

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #PS720

      Date Announced:
      APR 20, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10210431

      PITSTOP: INJECTOR HARNESS ROUTING FOR PI1802Y/Z AND PI1803Y/Z ENGINE REPLACEMENTS - This bulletin provides information to address a no-start or hard start with poor running condition after engine replacement under PI1802Y/Z or PI1803Y/Z. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R6

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10209438

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      DEC 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205866

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R4

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205426

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203659

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_SST067_R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203695

      This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R3

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201158

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199451

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2103_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190546

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION - This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2011-2013 MY Kia Sportage vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2103_TSB

      Date Announced:
      APR 20, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190547

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: THETA 2.4L MPI - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2103) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI2103_DSM

      Date Announced:
      APR 19, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190544

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO - This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI2103_QA

      Date Announced:
      APR 19, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190545

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER - This document is the Question and Answer guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Product Improvement Campaign (PI2103). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189272

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186041

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183313

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177732

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z_Rev3) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176912

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG205_C

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174518

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - CLOSED - SUPERSEDED BY PI1802YZ/1803YZ. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174431

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R5C

      Date Announced:
      APR 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174430

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - CLOSED - This bulletin has been superseded by PI1803Y/Z. Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173488

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER - OWNER LETTER - This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_POC

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173502

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATOR CANISTER - PROOF OF COMPLETION CARD - To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S. Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_STICKER

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173503

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER - COMPLETION STICKER - To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S. Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_DP

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173478

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER - DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - Announces the new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister Kit ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_DSM

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173484

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_QA

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173485

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER - QA - This document is a Question and Answer guide for the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173257

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - REV 5 -KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803Y/Z_TSB

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173258

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_TSB

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173514

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN - CANISTER INSPECTION AND AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION (SC184) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the evaporative system's existing canister for noise ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168949

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R4: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168951

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167227

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803). This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_PI1803_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160837

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159236

      TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159249

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159248

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_OWN#2_SPG

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159234

      OWNER LETTER: Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2011-2013 MY Sportage vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159235

      TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #DC_20190125

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152908

      RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, January 25, 2019 Update - Dear Kia Retailer, At Kia, safety is a top priority and we wrote to you last August and again last October to provide you with updates regarding news reports about non-collision fires in ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152920

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS539

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133170

      PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY201709R4

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115242

      WARRANTY BULLETIN: 2017-09.R4 - SC147 Claims Processing Procedures - This Warranty Bulletin accompanies TSB SC147 Theta II Engine Inspection and/or Replacement and is provided to dealers for specific guidance with claim administration and ... Read More »

    • TSB #PT20201-0002R3

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115238

      PARTS BULLLETIN: 20201-0002 (Revision 3.1) - This bulletin provides information related to the inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the engine assembly on certain 2011 to 2014 model year Optima, Sorento, and Sportage vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #112

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043656

      KIA: VCM ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT AND ECM UPGRADE-TD/SL 2.0/2.4L MIL ON WITH DTC P200A. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #091

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037692

      KIA: A MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON WITH POSSIBLE MISFIRE CODES PRESENT. IT IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. 2011 SPORTAGE. *RM UPDATED ON 06/08/2011 Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #TSB-083

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041635

      KIA: FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM, SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE PROVIDED. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-096

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038959

      KIA MOTORS: 2011 OPTIMA. THERE IS A SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT ON AND A TROUBLE CODE STORED DUE TO A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #SB-086

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037661

      KIA: MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON WITHOUT ANY DRIVEABLE SYMPTOMS. THERE MAY BE FIVE POSSIBLE TROUBLE CODES STORED. *RM Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

      TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

      TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-025

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053708

      KIA: DUE TO SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCING AN ILLUMINATION MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM NEEDS TO BE UPGRADED AND REPROGRAMMED WITH GDS DOWNLOADS TO PREVENT AND/OR CORRECT THIS SITUATION. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R5

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10206642

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM)

    • TSB #PI2103_DP

      Date Announced:
      APR 19, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190543

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO - This document is the announcement to the dealer principals that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBENG201_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159275

      TSB: THETA ENGINE SERVICE KIT - This bulletin provides the procedure to install the Theta Engine Service Kit on 21101 2GK05QQKR and 21101 2GK07QQKR engines for 2011-2013MY Optima (QF, TF) and Sportage (SL) vehicles. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #PS469

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109813

      PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #SC184_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173488

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER - OWNER LETTER - This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_POC

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173502

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATOR CANISTER - PROOF OF COMPLETION CARD - To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S. Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_STICKER

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173503

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER - COMPLETION STICKER - To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S. Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_DP

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173478

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER - DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - Announces the new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister Kit ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_DSM

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173484

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_QA

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173485

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER - QA - This document is a Question and Answer guide for the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC184_TSB

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173514

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN - CANISTER INSPECTION AND AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION (SC184) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the evaporative system's existing canister for noise ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152915

      TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG172

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127029

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: TURBO OIL FEED LINE REPLACEMENT (SA300) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the turbo oil feed line on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from November 1, 2010 through August 30, 2011, 2012-2015MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS315

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109655

      PIT STOP: GDI INJECTOR SPRAY TIP DEPOSITS - A design feature of vehicles equipped with a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system is the placement of each fuel injector directly into the engine cylinder head assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

      TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-083

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041635

      KIA: FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM, SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE PROVIDED. *PE Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

    • TSB #PS315

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109655

      PIT STOP: GDI INJECTOR SPRAY TIP DEPOSITS - A design feature of vehicles equipped with a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system is the placement of each fuel injector directly into the engine cylinder head assembly. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA086

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168851

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG172

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127029

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: TURBO OIL FEED LINE REPLACEMENT (SA300) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the turbo oil feed line on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from November 1, 2010 through August 30, 2011, 2012-2015MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089382

      TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089761

      TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092147

      TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA049

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090431

      TSB: 6-SPEED A/T TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUES RESET/RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE ECM/PCM. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA047R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090604

      TSB: AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY BY MODEL - THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN REVISED. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY FOR KIA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A SIX-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA044

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090581

      TSB: 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE INHIBITOR SWITCH BRACKET INSTALLATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME SPORTAGE AND SEDONA VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM APRIL 01, 2009 TO SEPTEMBER 16, 2011, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A NO-START ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

    • TSB #TSB-048

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053709

      KIA: THE SHIFT KNOB TRIM RING NEEDS TO BE REPLACED ON SOME VEHICLES, DUE TO DIFFICULT IN DEPRESSING A/T BUTTON, CAUSING A DECREASED CLEARANCE BETWEEN SHIFT BUTTON AND TRIM RING. MODELS 2011-2012 SPORTAGE. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089761

      TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-FUE025

      Date Announced:
      SEP 05, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116824

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE - MIL ON WITH DTC P0300 AND/OR P0301, P0302, P0303 AND P0304 (SA151) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2011-2012MY Optima (TF), produced from July 16 ,2010 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-044

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10050659

      KIA: UNEVEN SHIFTING GEARS AND NO START CONDITION IN POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM). PROCEDURE FOR THE INHIBITOR SWITCH TO HAVE AN INHIBITOR SWITCH BRACKET INSTALLED ON IT. MODELS 2010-2012 SPORTAGE, SEDONA. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

    • TSB #TSB-TRA048

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116822

      TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT KNOB TRIM RING REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE (SA147) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the shift knob trim ring on some Sportage (SL) vehicles, produced from May 6, 2010 to June 8, 2011 ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

    • TSB #TSB-TRA048

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116822

      TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT KNOB TRIM RING REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE (SA147) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the shift knob trim ring on some Sportage (SL) vehicles, produced from May 6, 2010 to June 8, 2011 ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130104

      TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB_SST067_R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203695

      This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168951

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159249

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159248

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_TSB

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147450

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - TSB - ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) SOFTWARE UPDATE - This document is the Technical Service Bulletin for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_OWNER_SP

      Date Announced:
      OCT 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147448

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - OWNER LETTER - Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2011-2013 MY Sportage vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_DSM

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147425

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Attention: All Kia Dealer Service Managers, Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_QA

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147449

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) SOFTWARE UPDATE - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS474

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116101

      PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109788

      TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION - This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch. Read More »

    • TSB #PS329

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109694

      PITSTOP: ADJUSTING REAR HATCH CLOSING EFFORT - When encountering a customer concern related to excessive rear hatch closing effort on some 2011MY to 2014MY Sportage (SL) vehicles, first, verify the customer concern by comparing the ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS443

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183431

      TSB - USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS - This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088983

      TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089354

      TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092132

      TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA047

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089950

      TSB: AWD SYSTEM HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR OF SOME ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) EQUIPPED 2011~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MAY 6, 2010 THROUGH ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS382

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092102

      PITSTOP: STOP LAMP SWITCH IDENTIFICATION MATRIX (SC098) - KMA HAS RECEIVED A NUMBER OF INCORRECT WARRANTY RETURN PARTS RELATED TO CAMPAIGN SC098 AND HAS DETERMINED THAT AT TIMES DEALER STAFF MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN QUICKLY AND EASILY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG130R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109715

      TSB: ECM UPGRADE ? REFLASH AND EWGA ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE (SA 149) - On some Sportage (SL) vehicles, produced from May 1, 2011 to January 1, 2012, the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may illuminate with DTC P2562 and/or P2565. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-FUE026

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109702

      TSB: MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 - DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - This bulletin provides information related to some Optima (TF/QF), Sportage (SL), Sorento (XM) and Cadenza (VG) vehicles, which may experience a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN040R1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091483

      "TSB: SERVICE ACTION: SPORTAGE (SL) AVN SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA050) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO A VERY SMALL AMOUNT OF 2011 SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH NAVIGATION, BUILT FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JULY 22, ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

    • TSB #TSB-022

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10042571

      KIA: PROVIDING INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE BATTERY POSITIVE CABLE TERMINAL ON SOME VEHICLES. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-015

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041265

      KIA MOTORS: INSTALLING AN ADDITIONAL GROUND CABLE TO THE BATTERY MAY CAUSE SENSOR PROBLEMS. *RM Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #TSB_SST067_R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203695

      This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199451

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_PI1803_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160837

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_OWN#2_SPG

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159234

      OWNER LETTER: Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2011-2013 MY Sportage vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_DP

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147424

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals, Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091R3

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126423

      TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088983

      TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089354

      TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116821

      TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089742

      TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-025

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053708

      KIA: DUE TO SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCING AN ILLUMINATION MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM NEEDS TO BE UPGRADED AND REPROGRAMMED WITH GDS DOWNLOADS TO PREVENT AND/OR CORRECT THIS SITUATION. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-096

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038959

      KIA MOTORS: 2011 OPTIMA. THERE IS A SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT ON AND A TROUBLE CODE STORED DUE TO A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-040

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034509

      KIA: SOFTWARE UPGRADE. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NAVIGATION BUILT FROM THE START OF PRODUCT 7/22/10 THAT MAY EXHIBIT ANNOUNCEMENT VOICE VOLUME THAT IS LOWER THAN NORMAL AS COMPARED TO ... Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #TSB_BOD055_R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201529

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ELE148

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170778

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HALOGEN HEAD LAMP LOW BEAM BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information regarding the procedure to repair the bulb connector on some 2010MY~ vehicles listed on the table below, which may ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS382

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092102

      PITSTOP: STOP LAMP SWITCH IDENTIFICATION MATRIX (SC098) - KMA HAS RECEIVED A NUMBER OF INCORRECT WARRANTY RETURN PARTS RELATED TO CAMPAIGN SC098 AND HAS DETERMINED THAT AT TIMES DEALER STAFF MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN QUICKLY AND EASILY ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109855

      TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Read More »

    VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBBOD095

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090713

      TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #SC-086

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037419

      KIA: SOME 2011 SPORTAGE VEHICLES THE WINDOWS MAY NOT RAISE OR LOWERED WITH THE POWER SWITCHES. *RM Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSB_BOD055_R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201529

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PS209R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090168

      PITSTOP: RATTLE NOISE FROM DASH OR GLOVE BOX AREA ABOVE 50 MPH - A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF A STEADY RATTLE NOISE, WHICH INCREASES WITH INTENSITY ABOVE 50 MPH, MAY BE DUE TO WIND BUFFETING ACROSS THE INSULATOR AT THE REAR OPENING OF THE LEFT ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • TSB #TSB-SC141R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109817

      TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC141OWNERSL

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109815

      SERVICE CAMPAIGN: OWNER LETTER - Advises Owners of certain 2011-2014 MY Sportage vehicles currently registered in the states where heavy amounts of road salt are used of a service campaign to add additional anti-corrosion material to ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-SC141

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109874

      TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC141DP

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109875

      DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC141DPSM

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109876

      SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC141QA

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109877

      QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC141 ? UNDERBODY ? ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION TREATMENT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    • TSB #PS329

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109694

      PITSTOP: ADJUSTING REAR HATCH CLOSING EFFORT - When encountering a customer concern related to excessive rear hatch closing effort on some 2011MY to 2014MY Sportage (SL) vehicles, first, verify the customer concern by comparing the ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

    • TSB #TSB-SST033

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109631

      TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL FOR HOOD RELEASE LEVER REMOVAL - This bulletin provides information related to the introduction of a new Special Service Tool (SST) (A) developed to prevent the hood release lever pivot point (B) from being ... Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109777

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

    • TSB #PS329

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060167

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

    • TSB #TSB-SST033

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109631

      TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL FOR HOOD RELEASE LEVER REMOVAL - This bulletin provides information related to the introduction of a new Special Service Tool (SST) (A) developed to prevent the hood release lever pivot point (B) from being ... Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #PS224R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090599

      PITSTOP: VENTILATED SEAT OPERATION - SOME VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH VENTILATED FRONT SEATS TO IMPROVE OCCUPANT COMFORT BY DRAWING INTERIOR VEHICLE AIR TEMPERATURE THROUGH THE SEATING SURFACES. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-077-R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080084

      TSB: REAR VIEW CAMERA DIAGNOSIS/REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO DIAGNOSE AND/OR REPLACE THE REAR VIEW CAMERA OF SOME KIA VEHICLES (SEE TABLE ON PG. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R4

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205426

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203659

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_SST067_R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203695

      This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199451

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186041

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176912

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA086

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168851

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090095

      "DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007FORM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090108

      REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY007 - 20112014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE YOUR ENGINE REPAIRED/REPLACED DUE TO CONNECTING ROD FAILURE, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007OWNER

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090113

      OWNER LETTER: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI AND 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION - DEAR KIA SPORTAGE VEHICLE OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #PS443

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183431

      TSB - USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS - This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA047

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089950

      TSB: AWD SYSTEM HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR OF SOME ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) EQUIPPED 2011~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MAY 6, 2010 THROUGH ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS329

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060167

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-048

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053709

      KIA: THE SHIFT KNOB TRIM RING NEEDS TO BE REPLACED ON SOME VEHICLES, DUE TO DIFFICULT IN DEPRESSING A/T BUTTON, CAUSING A DECREASED CLEARANCE BETWEEN SHIFT BUTTON AND TRIM RING. MODELS 2011-2012 SPORTAGE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD095

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090713

      TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. Read More »

    • TSB #PS209R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090168

      PITSTOP: RATTLE NOISE FROM DASH OR GLOVE BOX AREA ABOVE 50 MPH - A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF A STEADY RATTLE NOISE, WHICH INCREASES WITH INTENSITY ABOVE 50 MPH, MAY BE DUE TO WIND BUFFETING ACROSS THE INSULATOR AT THE REAR OPENING OF THE LEFT ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116821

      TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA051

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109652

      TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ? DTC P0741 - This bulletin provides information relating to the replacement of the Damper Clutch (D/C) Solenoid on 6-speed automatic transaxles with DTC P0741 (active or history), instead of replacing ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS240

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060233

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089742

      TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092132

      TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN040R1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091483

      "TSB: SERVICE ACTION: SPORTAGE (SL) AVN SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA050) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO A VERY SMALL AMOUNT OF 2011 SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH NAVIGATION, BUILT FROM THE START OF PRODUCTION TO JULY 22, ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109812

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168951

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY201709R5

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119127

      WTY - SC147 Claims Processing Procedures - REVISED - Authorization of Claims Processing for SC147 - See this bulletin for specific handling procedures regarding SC147. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109788

      TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION - This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch. Read More »

    • TSB #TT019

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060654

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R4

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205426

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203659

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199451

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA086

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168851

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168949

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R4: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109812

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109777

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Read More »

    • TSB #PS443

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183431

      TSB - USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS - This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109855

      TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Read More »

    • TSB #PS266R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090945

      PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. Read More »